Campaign Contribution Limits and the First Amendment

Senator McConnell talked about campaign contribution limits, free speech, and the 1976 Supreme Court decision in Buckley v. Valeo, which… read more

Senator McConnell talked about campaign contribution limits, free speech, and the 1976 Supreme Court decision in Buckley v. Valeo, which approved a $1000 limit on campaign contributions and said contributions were considered a form of free speech. He also talked about the role of issue advocacy advertising. After his comments he answered questions from the audience. close

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Campaign Contribution Limits and the First Amendment

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Program ID:
152009-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 11, 1999
Last Aired:
Sep 13, 1999

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  • Sep 11, 1999 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 1999 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 13, 1999 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 13, 1999 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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